Author Archives: Tony Peters

2014 Robert Stein Mudgee Shiraz

I’m sure I’m not the only one who thinks this, but December is not the time of year to be thinking about shiraz, nor roast meals (at Christmas).  But, and there is always a ‘But’.  Okay, not always but on … Continue reading

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2010 The Blok Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon

If there is one thing everyone should have on their bucket list it is to drink a bottle of aged Coonawarra Cabernet before you…ummm…are not in a position to be able to. This is a delight.  Blackberries still the main … Continue reading

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2013 Huntington Estate Special Release Mudgee Shiraz

Years ago I watched a show called Wine Lovers Guide to Australia.  On one of the episodes, Bob, Wendy and Susie Roberts, the original owners of Huntington Estate, were interviewed by Grant van Every and presented some of their wines … Continue reading

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2017 XO Wine Co Single Vineyard Adelaide Hills Barbera

This is a nice little collaboration between Greg Clack and Kate Horstmann punching out a small bunch of low production wines that are impressive buggers…just like their makers. Barbera loves the Adelaide Hills and I think the feeling is mutual.  … Continue reading

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2016 Rowlee Single Vineyard Orange Chardonnay

Rowlee?  I have no idea where the name originated…and…it doesn’t matter.  The wine speaks for itself.  What must be highlighted is the vineyard sits at the same level as if you were three parts the way up Mount Wellington/Kunanyi in … Continue reading

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2016 Penley Estate Wild Ferment Coonawarra Shiraz

Second born child.  The poor cousin.  The second in line for the throne.  Shiraz in Coonawarra.  Every one of these seems to sit behind the ‘other one’ getting the attention and usually not justified. How cool is it that something … Continue reading

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2017 Pewsey Vale Eden Valley Riesling

It’s that time of year when there is a heap of ‘holiday’ movies released and most of them sit in the ‘G Rated’ category.  Okay, fair enough, I accept that because school kids and teens are about to have a … Continue reading

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